July 2013

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  • Seaweed carotenoids: diverse nutrients from the ocean

    Carotenoids are organic pigments that are present at significant levels in brown seaweed and other photosynthetic organisms. These pigments are powerful antioxidants that can help to prevent cancer, heart disease and also act to enhance immune response to infections. Carotenoids are present in all algae, higher plants and photosynthetic bacteria and are produced from fats […]